We're keeping you up-to-date on all the latest news and information about the Coronavirus pandemic as it pertains to New Jersey.
Look Back: 10 Big Headlines from Right Before COVID Shut NJ Down
It was 18 months ago Friday, on St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, that the last New Jersey schools that remained giving lessons in person filled their classrooms.
Who’ll Be Cleared to Get Booster Shot When it’s Available in NJ?
New Jersey is standing by as health experts and scientific advisors review the data and decide if any group should be cleared to get a COVID booster shot- perhaps as early as Monday.
NJ Officials Tout Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for People With COVID
Persichilli explained monoclonal antibody treatment, given through an IV infusion at a hospital or medical center outpatient clinic, can be used by people who test positive for COVID with mild to moderate symptoms.
NJ Schools Have Six COVID Outbreaks So Far: Here’s What that Means
Two of the outbreaks were in Atlantic County and one each was in Cumberland, Monmouth, Morris and Union counties, state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said during a Wednesday state briefing held remotely.
What NJ’s Governor Does to Stay Positive — and How You Can Get Help
After 19 months of ups and downs, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday he's not surprised that people in New Jersey are feeling stressed and depressed.
When Will COVID Become a Seasonable, Manageable Disease in NJ?
According to Dr. Ed Lifshitz, the director of communicable disease services for the state Health Department, there is no easy answer to the question.
NJ Businesses Not Thrilled With President’s Vaccine Mandate
Michele Siekerka, president and CEO of the NJBIA, said many companies “would like to make these decisions of their own volition, taking into consideration their work environment, their workforce and the customers that they serve.”
All Recent COVID Deaths in NJ and Most Hospitalizations are Unvaccinated People
While breakthrough cases rise in NJ, the latest data shows less than 4% of those hospitalized during the last week in August were fully vaccinated.
Indoor Mask Mandate for Atlantic County Government Buildings
Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases and the delta variant, Atlantic County reinstates mask mandate in government buildings.